Crowds Wait Outside As Supreme Court Hears Gay Marriage Arguments

Politicians, advocates and protestors alike gathered outside the Supreme Court Tuesday while the high court heard arguments regarding the ballot initiative regarding gay marriage.

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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Equal rights supporters demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments March 26, in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage only between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Plaintiff couple Kris Perry (C) and Sandy Steier (R) talk to the media with attorney David Boies (L), after oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court, on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the high court heard arguments in California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: John Lewis (L) and Stuart Gaffney demonstrate during a rally in favor of equal marriage rights in front of the U.S. Supreme Court March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments March 26, in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage only between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Lawyers who argued in opposition of Proposition 8 speak with the media in front of the U.S. Supreme Court March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments March 26, in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage only between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Partners Vivian Kinney (C) and Patricia Lilly (R), from Akron, Ohio, watch a rally from across the street in front of the U.S. Supreme Court March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments March 26, in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage only between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Capitol HIll police escort supporters of Proposition 8 as the march in front of the U.S. Supreme Court March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments March 26, in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage only between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Equal rights supporters demonstratie in front of the U.S. Supreme Court March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments March 26, in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage only between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Equal rights supporters demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments March 26, in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage only between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Equal rights supporters demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments March 26, in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage only between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Plaintiff couple Sandy Steier (R) and Kris Perry talk to reporters after oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court after oral arguments, on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the high court heard arguments in California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Jodie Denney, a firefighter from Seattle, Washington, demonstrates in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments March 26, in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage only between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Supporters of Proposition 8 demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments March 26, in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage only between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Plaintiffs Paul Katami (R) and Jeff Zarillo (L) leave the U.S. Supreme Court after oral arguments, on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the high court heard arguments in California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: A U.S. Protesters from both sides of the gay marriage issue gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the high court is scheduled to hear arguments in California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Protesters on both sides of the gay marriage issue gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the high court is scheduled to hear arguments in California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Protesters on both sides of the gay marriage issue gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the high court is scheduled to hear arguments in California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Plaintiff couple Sandy Steier (L) and Kris Perry hold hands after attending oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court after oral arguments, on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the high court heard arguments in California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: (L-R) Attorney David Boies, plaintiff couples Sandy Steier, Kris Perry, Paul Katami, Jeff Zarillo and attorney Ted Olson leave the U.S. Supreme Court after oral arguments, on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Today the high court heard arguments in California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: New York based drag performer Queen dances during a rally while surrounded by protesters from the conservative Westboro Baptist Church in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments March 26, in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage only between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Alex Wilson, of Los Angeles, California, watches a rally from across the street in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments March 26, in California's proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage only between a man and a woman. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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